tel aviv light rail

Israel's Left and Right fight over Tel Aviv light rail opening on Shabbat

Haredi and religious Zionist politicians expressed outrage at the transportation minister's push to let the light rail run on Shabbat.

24/08/2022
Tel Aviv light rail train car

Iranian media claims cyberattack on planned Tel Aviv metro

The rail system is under construction and is the subject of a political debate in Israel.

Tel Aviv light rail train car

Chinese companies lose Tel Aviv light rail tender

The Green and Purple Line tenders, for one of the largest infrastructure projects in Israel’s history, were seen by officials in Washington as a major test of Israeli China policy.

Tel Aviv light rail train car

Gov’t’s China policy to be tested by Tel Aviv Light Rail tender

Most of the groups competing for the multibillion-dollar deal include Chinese companies.

An illustration of the Tel Aviv light rail Purple Line.

Petah Tikva light rail train sets out for first test ride

The Gush Dan light rail project marked a significant milestone when official trips along the overpass route on Jabotinsky Street in Petah Tikva were officially launched.

By MOSHE COHEN/MAARIV
10/06/2021
An illustration of the Tel Aviv light rail Purple Line.

Tel Aviv Light Rail derailed by one year due to COVID-19

NATA chairman places blame at the feet of canceled tender, lacks ‘300 Chinese workers’

Tel Aviv light rail train car

First explosion-proof train for TLV light rail comes off assembly line

The train will be the first light rail train completely manufactured in China which will enter a market of a developed country.

21/04/2019
Light rail train car on display in central Tel Aviv.

Tel Aviv light rail to be built by firm that bowed to anti-Israel boycotts

In 2011, Deutsche Bahn pulled out of its responsibility for electricity and communications control on the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train route, because part of the track runs over the Green Line.

CityPass releases new video urging Israelis to adopt British passenger etiquette

New Jerusalem Light Rail video urges Israelis to adopt UK manners while traveling

The video has already garnered nearly 250,000 views on social media, according to The Jewish Chronicle.

Metro Tel Aviv

The project that could help determine Israel's future

‘Metro’ investigates how work on the mammoth light rail project has impacted Tel Aviv, one year in.

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